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March 2012 Blog Posts (8)

Native Spring Flowers

Jill Henderson - - Show Me Oz

With the recent passing of the vernal equinox and the end of the Great Sleep, Spring has asserted herself firmly in the Heart of the Ozarks. The rising intensity of the sun has enticed all living things to join in a brief, but joyous celebration of new beginnings that humans often associate with love. And love is…

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Added by Jill H on March 31, 2012 at 6:56am — No Comments

Insane Michigan government announces plan to destroy ranch livestock based on hair color

Doing nothing has really worked....

“We can ignore reality,    but we cannot ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.”~ Ayn Rand…

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Added by Joe Tittiger on March 27, 2012 at 9:21pm — No Comments

A Beeline for Spring

By Jill Henderson - Show Me Oz

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Today is the Vernal Equinox, the celestial event that marks the point in time when day and night become equal in length and spring officially begins.  Of course, here in the Ozarks, spring has been well under way for several weeks now.  Even before the…

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Added by Jill H on March 22, 2012 at 8:20pm — No Comments

A Successful Community Seed Swap

On March 1st, the community of West Plains, Missouri, held their first-ever community seed swap!  It was a fun and busy day with over 35 people in attendance.  Dubbed the Ozarks Pot Luck & Seed Swap, my dream was to bring together area gardeners to share their knowledge and experience with other gardeners and to promote the…

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Added by Jill H on March 17, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Start Your Own Sweet Slips

By Jill Henderson - Show Me Oz

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Last week we learned quite a bit about the history and uses of the deliciously edible and nutritiously dense sweet potato. With a surge in popularity among homesteaders and gourmet chefs alike, this homely root with the pumpkin-colored flesh is being grown in home gardens in quantities not seen for decades. And it’s…

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Added by Jill H on March 9, 2012 at 11:10am — No Comments

Rooting for Sweet Potatoes

Jill Henderson – Show Me Oz

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Sweet potatoes are an ancient food crop; a staple that has sustained and nourished mankind for thousands of years. Highly nutritious, sweet potatoes are the seventh most important food crop in the world. Throughout the ages these sweet, orange,…

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Added by Jill H on March 5, 2012 at 7:26pm — No Comments

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